Get Instant Shower Storage for Less Than $20

Amanda C, Hometalk Team
by Amanda C, Hometalk Team
4 Materials
10 Minutes
Need more shower storage? I definitely did! There's nothing worse than trying to get clean while bottles and soap containers are falling on your toes. Instead of adding shelves or making a more permenant (read: expesnvie) change to my shower, I came up with a simple solution! I used a tension rod, shower baskets, and some curtain hooks to create more shower space. It's simple and space saving.

-Tension Rod

-Shower Baskets

-Shower Clips

-Metal Curtain Clips
STEP 1: Prepare your tension rod

Remove the rubber end of your tension rod and slide all of the shower clips and curtain hooks onto the rod.
STEP 2: Attach shower clips to baskets

Feed the shower clips through the holes of the shower baskets on each end allowing it to hang from the tension rod.
STEP 3: Add your rod to the shower

Hang your rod against the wall of your shower.
STEP 4: Hang your bottles

Clip bottles and wash rags with the curtain hooks and fill up your baskets with fitting items. (I used shallow baskets with the intent of keeping smaller items in it, however, there is a plethora of basket options at the dollar store that would be more suitable than larger items as well.)
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  • Nhill5 Nhill5 on Jul 21, 2022

    Won't those metal rings and clips rust with the moisture? I also use a tension rod in my tub/shower to hang clothes or other items I want to air dry. Place it in the middle of unit resting on the top edges. It works perfect! Use in Guest bathroom and leave it up until I have overnight guests. Easy to remove and put back up.

  • Sandra Sandra on Mar 15, 2024

    I use my main shower. It has a door. I think I can make it right, to do this. Just space the rod in shower more YES.

  • Kimberly McHugh Kimberly McHugh on Mar 22, 2024

    Great idea. I’ll definitely try it. Thank you. Your readers are suggesting using this idea in bookcases and cupboards. How would you use them in those places? I am not clear. Thank you.

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  • Maude  LaFountain Maude LaFountain on Mar 22, 2024

    I did this to my main bathroom about 4 yrs ago… it sure does help a lot ….

  • Carolyn Carolyn on Mar 23, 2024

    Kimberly McHugh run the rods across the empty bookshelf to hang scarves, belts, jewelry, camisoles, bras, etc. Use two parallel horizontal rods to hang hats or shoes. You can run the rods vertically to hold books in place. Missing shelving--use the rods to hold baskets.